Dr. Derald Wing Sue
Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., a pioneer in multicultural psychology and one of the most prominent voices in cross cultural studies, is the most cited Multicultural Scholar today. With over 150 publications under his belt, and countless references to his work on Microaggressions, Sue has become one of the most notable voices in justice oriented mental health and education.
He received a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University, and a PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Oregon. Dr. Sue, along with his brother, and fellow psychologist, Dr. Stanley Sue, co-founded the Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) to emphasize the importance of understanding the culture of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders within mental health.
Currently a professor of psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, Dr. Sue also partakes in multicultural counseling and diversity training. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors and is a past president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race. Sue has written several books, including “Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation,” “Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice” “Overcoming Our Racism: The Journey to Liberation,” and Race Talk: And the Conspiracy of Silence.”